Category Archives: ADHD

Did You Forget Something?

Posted on August 16, 2018

I can’t tell you how often I leave the house without something I need to take with me.  Yup.  Even when I set it out where I will see it.  I come home and there it is sitting on the counter. Does this ever happen to you? Then what do you do?  Sometimes I remember(read more)

What’s the Most Important Thing to Pay Attention To?

Posted on July 30, 2018

Everyone gets distracted sometimes.  ADHD, anxiety and stress often make it even harder to pay attention and stay focused on what needs to be done. The first step in paying attention is to know what you should pay attention to. You can pay attention better when you practice naming what you need to pay attention(read more)

4 Steps to Finding Contentment

Posted on June 24, 2018

Recently I was asked what my purpose or mission is in life. At first, I said that throughout my career as a psychotherapist and neurotherapist my mission has been to help other people feel better and perform at their peak. But after some more thought I realized that my deeper mission is to experience contentment(read more)

9 Ways to Tame Hyperactivity and Impulsivity

Posted on November 9, 2017

Hyperactivity and impulsivity are the hallmark symptoms of the hyperactive/impulsive type of ADHD. Children, teens and adults with hyperactivity move constantly and often have trouble sitting still. They may annoy their classmates, coworkers or their family with their fidgeting, constant motion and unconscious noises. They interrupt others, have trouble waiting for their turn and do(read more)

Mindfulness Skills for Kids Card Deck

Posted on September 18, 2017

Mindfulness Skills for Kids: Card Deck and 3 Card Games. The card deck provides 52 fun exercises and practices to help kids calm their mind and body, pay attention, become more self-aware, feel happier and confident, connect with others and have fun. The deck can be used as individual exercises, or as card games (based(read more)

Just Released: Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD

Posted on April 19, 2017

Get focused, the mindful way! In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, Debra Burdick, an award-winning, #1 best-selling author and clinical social worker offers powerful skills based in mindfulness and neuroscience to help teens succeed in all areas of life—at home, in school, with friends, and beyond! As if being a teen wasn’t tough enough, attention(read more)

Wohoo! My ADHD book won the GOLD!

Posted on April 17, 2017

I am sooo excited and delighted that my book, ADHD: Non-medication Treatments & Skills for Children and Teens won the GOLD award in psychology in the 29th annual Benjamin Franklin awards. Over 150 librarians, booksellers, and design and editorial experts – most of whom have decades of book industry experience – judge the books submitted(read more)